On Friday, the American Institute of Architects announced the winners of this year's Small Project Awards, an annual program that "strives to raise public awareness of the value and design excellence that architects bring to projects, no matter the limits of size and scope." Awarded across three categories, this year's winners range in scope from a poolhouse in Oklahoma to a play structure in Massachusetts.
The jury for the 2018 Small Project Awards was comprised of chair Carolyn Adams, AIA, of Carolyn Adams Architect in Seattle; Michael Antenora, AIA, of Antenora Architects in Austin, Texas; Steve Kordalski, AIA, of Kordalski Architects in Cleveland; Brandon Frazier Pace, AIA, of Sanders Pace Architecture in Knoxville, Tenn.; and Elizabeth Whittaker, AIA, of Merge Architects in Boston.
"Includes small project construction, an architectural object, work of environmental art, or an architectural design element that cost up to $150,000 in construction."
Five Fields Play Structure, Lexington, Mass.
FR|SCH Projects in collaboration with Matter Design
Studio/Bunkhouse, Bainbridge Island, Wash.
Cutler Anderson Architects
"Includes small project construction that could cost up to $1,500,000 in construction."
Rear Window House, Culver City, Calif.
Edward Ogosta Architecture
Sawmill, Tehachapi, Calif.
Shadow Play, Phoenix
Sonoma WeeHouse, Santa Rosa, Calif.
Grand Lake Poolhouse, Grand Lake o' the Cherokees, Okla.
Allford Hall Monaghan Morris
"Includes small project construction, an architectural object, work of environmental art, or an architectural design that is under 5,000 square feet."
BI(h)OME, Los Angeles
Kevin Daly Architects
Chapel at Kehilath Jeshurun Synagogue, New York
Principal Riverwalk Pump Station, Des Moines, Iowa
Rosewood Park Beach Restoration, Highland Park, Ill.
Woodhouse Tinucci Architects
Visit ARCHITECT's Project Gallery for more information about the winners of the AIA Small Project Awards.